Digi know: Compressing images to reduce file size

Keep file sizes down for Microsoft Office Word and Powerpoint if using a lot of images. Particularly important if you need to email or upload the file, and great advice to pass onto students submitting assignments through TurnItIn.

  • Click on one of the images in your document
  • Under Picture Tools, Format, click on Compress Pictures

Compressing images

  • You have the option to apply only to this picture – to apply to all pictures untick this box

Applying compression

 

 

 

 

 

 

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